News of a Competition Bureau inquiry has put a spotlight on procurement practices in the condominium industry.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
In many cases insurance is unavailable, developers are unwilling or unable to help and condominiums end up repairing construction deficiencies themselves.
December has been seasonably mild, so winter safety tips may not be top of mind for condo managers. But now is a good time to prepare for coming weather.
A spate of condo blazes in Alberta has reignited conversations about the perennial fire safety risk posed by cigarettes in multi-residential buildings.
Beyond the occupier's duty of care — a responsibility that property owners bear toward inhabitants, visitors and trespassers — landlords are also employers subject to health and safety regulations.
Iconic condos are prime targets for rooftop photographers as urban exploration resurfaces in Toronto amid the glut of high-rise construction.
A security expert says condos need to have a plan for responding to short-term rentals ahead of tourist draws like the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
After smoking, radon exposure is the next leading cause of lung cancer. An expert walks through radon testing and mitigation strategies.
Property managers can prevent damage and protect residents by closing information gaps before emergencies leading to insurance claims occur.
The massive floods that occurred in southern Alberta and the Greater Toronto Area in 2013 are just a few examples of the rising prevalence of natural
Directors have a statutory duty under Ontario’s current Condominium Act to repair and maintain the common elements of a condominium. In complying with this duty, directors
The past year has seen several storm events that have resulted in significant damage to trees in southern Ontario. The ice storm that hit the
It’s the age-old question insurance buyers have been asking since the dawn of the industry. How much is enough? The answer can take one of two forms. The amount is either easily determined or impossible to know.
Federal scrutiny of tax exemptions could make profit risky for condominium corporations, industry and professional associations.
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance (PM) program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin,